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  • Clergy work orientation profiles and wellbeing at work: A study of the Lutheran clergy in Finland.
    Tervo-Niemelš, Kati (2016)
    Review of Religious Research 58:3: 365-384.

    Analyzes 2014 survey data from Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finland clergy. Finds 4 role profiles: multi-faceted, worship, justice & helping, & passive. Only the last of these was inversely associated with job satisfaction.

    Associated Search Terms: Finland; Lutheran, Finland; Clergy role; Job satisfaction; Clergy
  • Attachment to God, vocational calling, and worker contentment.
    Kent, Blake Victor, Matt Bradshaw, and Kevin D. Dougherty (2016)
    Review of Religious Research 58:3: 343-364.

    Analyzes 2010 Baylor Religion Survey (U.S.A.) data. Attachment to God predicts general affect commitment, job satisfaction, & vocational commitment.

    Associated Search Terms: Job satisfaction; Affect; God, attachment to; United States; Work
  • Workplace-bridging religious capital: Connecting congregations to work outcomes.
    Park, Jerry Z., Jenna Griebel Rogers, Mitchell J. Neubert, amd Kevin D. Dougherty (2014)
    Sociology of Religion 75:2: 309-331.

    Analyzes 2010 American web-based survey data from full-time workers. Attendance mediates congregation values' impact on work place commitment, job satisfaction, & entrepreneurial behavior.

    Associated Search Terms: Congregation; Economic; Job satisfaction; Practice; Social capital; Work
  • Same Call, Different Men. The Evolution of the Priesthood since Vatican II.
    Gautier, Mary L., Paul M. Perl, and Stephen J. Fichter (2012)
    Collegeville, Minnesota: Liturgical Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Clergy role; Celibacy; Clergy; Catholic, U.S.A.; Job satisfaction; Traditionalism; Sexual abuse
  • Knowing you Make a Difference; Result Awareness and Satisfaction in the Pastoral Profession."
    Zondag, Hessel J. (2004)
    Review of Religious Research 45:3: 254-269.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from Dutch clergy of major denominations; seeing results of pastoral work enhanced job satisfaction.

    Associated Search Terms: Netherlands; Clergy; Job satisfaction
  • Priests. A Calling in Crisis.
    Greeley, Andrew M. (2004)
    Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

    Analyzes 1993 & 2002 questionnaire data from American Catholic priests; shows media reports about the sexuality & low morale of U.S. Catholic priests to be greatly inaccurate. Reports their stands on various issues.

    Associated Search Terms: Morale; Catholic, U.S.A.; Job satisfaction; Moral; Clergy; Celibacy
  • Clergy-congregation Mismatches and Clergy Job Satisfaction.
    Mueller, Charles W., and Elaine M. McDuff (2004)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 43:2: 261-273.

    Analyzes 1996 data from United Church of Christ & Disciples of Christ clergy; clergy who are more liberal than their congregations experience job dissatisfaction, but not conservative clergy with liberal congregations.

    Associated Search Terms: Job satisfaction; United Church of Christ; Disciples of Christ; Liberal/conservative; Clergy
  • Assessing Ministerial Job Satisfaction: The Reliability of the Revised MJSS among Male Anglican Clergy.
    Turton, Douglas W., and Leslie J. Francis (2002)
    Review of Religious Research 44:2: 169-172.

    Associated Search Terms: Clergy; Ministerial Job Satisfaction Scale; Job satisfaction; Church of England
  • 'Good' Jobs and 'Bad' Jobs: Differences in the Clergy Employment Relationship.
    Mueller, Charles W., and Elaine M. McDuff (2002)
    Review of Religious Research 44:2: 150-168.

    Analyzes 1996 survey data from clergy of 2 Protestant denominations; larger congregations provide both more material & more non-material support for their clergy.

    Associated Search Terms: Parish; Disciples of Christ; Factor analysis; Clergy; Job satisfaction; United Church of Christ
  • The Gender Paradox in Work Satisfaction and the Protestant Clergy.
    McDuff, Elaine M. (2001)
    Sociology of Religion 62:1: 1-21.

    Analyzes 1996 U.s. survey data from United Church of Christ & Disciples of Christ pastors. Explanations for greater job satisfaction among female clergy include subjective rewards & differential senses of justice.

    Associated Search Terms: Clergy; Job satisfaction; United Church of Christ; Justice; Disciples of Christ; Women
  • Job Satisfaction and Attachment in the Local Church: A Study of Protestant Clergy.
    McDuff, Elaine M. (1998)
    Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation, University of Iowa.

    Associated Search Terms: Job satisfaction; Clergy
  • Changes in Satisfaction and Institutional Attitudes of Catholic Priests, 1970-1993.
    Hoge, Dean R., Joseph J. Shields, and Douglas L. Griffin (1995)
    Sociology of Religion 56:2: 195-213.

    Analyzes 1970, '85, & '93 survey data from U.S. Catholic priests.

    Associated Search Terms: Job satisfaction; Clergy; Catholic, U.S.A.; Clergy role
  • Job Satisfaction among Lay, Clergy and Religious Order Workers for the Catholic Church: A Preliminary Investigation.
    Wittberg, Patricia (1993)
    Review of Religious Research 35:1: 19-33.

    Analyzes 1989-90 questionnaire data from Catholic priests, sisters, & laity who work for the Church.

    Associated Search Terms: Sisters; Job satisfaction; Catholic, U.S.A.; Clergy; Lay church employees
  • Religion, Work Specialization, and Job Satisfaction: Interactive Effects.
    Martinson, Oscar B., and Eugene A. Wilkening (1983)
    Review of Religious Research 24:4: 347-356.

    Analyzes 1974 questionnaire data from adults in Wisconsin; shows religion correlated with job satisfaction & suggests a functionalist interpretation.

    Associated Search Terms: Job satisfaction; Functionalism; United States, Wisconsin
  • A Study of the Background Level of Job Satisfaction, Maturity, and Morale of 'Delayed Vocation' Catholic Priests.
    Hicks, Thomas H. (1981)
    Review of Religious Research 22:4: 328-345.

    Surveys alumni of a U.S. Catholic seminary for 2nd-career clergy; their demographics differed from those of a control group of 1st-career priests, but not levels of maturity & job satisfaction.

    Associated Search Terms: Job satisfaction; Catholic, U.S.A.; Clergy; Vocation
  • Organizational and Situational Influences on Vocational Commitment of Protestant Ministers.
    Hoge, Dean R., John E. Dyble, and David T. Polk (1981)
    Review of Religious Research 23:2: 133-149.

    Based on a 1978 survey of clergy from 7 Protestant denominations in the Chicago metropolitan area; subjective feelings of challenge & skill utilization were the main determinants of vocational commitment.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant, U.S.A.; Job satisfaction; Clergy; United States, Illinois, Chicago
  • The Pastor-Husband and Wife: Correlates of Theological Perspectives, Marital Adjustment, Job Satisfaction and Wife's Participation in the Church.
    Smith, Thomas R. (1977)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, Florida State University. [DA 38:4 A, p. 2362]

    Analyzes questionnaire data from United Methodist pastors & their wives; conservative theology, job satisfaction, & marital adjustment correlated positively with each other.

    Associated Search Terms: United Methodist; Marriage; Clergy; Job satisfaction
  • A Contemporary Portrait of Clergymen.
    Mills, Edgar W., and Garry Hesser (1974)
    In Glenn Richard Bucher and Patricia Ruth Hill (eds.) Confusion and Hope. Clergy, Laity, and the Church in Transition. Philadelphia: Fortress, pp. 17-31.

    Based on 1968 questionnaire data from Protestant clergy in the U.S.; descriptive data; identifies sources of satisfaction & stress & portrays needs & opportunities for continuing education of the clergy.

    Associated Search Terms: Clergy; Job satisfaction; Stress; Clergy role; Education
  • Professions and Their Plausibility: Priests, Work, and Belief Systems.
    Ritti, R. Richard, Thomas P. Ference, and Fred H. Goldner (1974)
    Sociology of Work and Occupations 1:1: 24-51.

    Analyzes 1970 survey data from diocesan priests of an American Catholic metropolitan archdiocese; focuses on work satisfaction. Pastors & curates approximated other professions.

    Associated Search Terms: Professions; Clergy; Catholic, U.S.A.; Job satisfaction
  • Work alienation and politics among clergy.
    Tygart, Clarence E. (1974)
    Journal of Vocational Behavior 5:1: 103-114.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from clergy of 5 denominations in the Los Angeles area; only among the theologically liberal does job satisfaction correlate inversely with leftist politics.

    Associated Search Terms: Clergy; Liberal, U.S.A.; Job satisfaction; United States, California, Los Angeles; Politics, U.S.A.
  • Job Satisfaction and Personality Characteristics of the Diocesan Priesthood of the State of Connecticut.
    Cusack, Andrew Thomas (1973)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, St. John's University. [DA 34:7 A, p. 3984]

    Analyzes questionnaire data from Catholic diocesan clergy in Connecticut; finds, inter alia, those with special assignments most, pastors less, & assistant pastors least satisfied with their jobs.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Connecticut; Clergy; Catholic, U.S.A.; Job satisfaction
  • Priestly Persisters and Resigners: Testing a Framework of Occupational Choice.
    Gessner, John C. (1973)
    Unpublished M.A. thesis, University of Notre Dame.

    Associated Search Terms: Minor seminary; Job satisfaction; Age; Clergy; Catholic, U.S.A.
  • Leader Behavior and Patterns of Religious Bureaucracy.
    Black, Clifford M. (1972)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, Northwestern University [DA 33:10 A, p. 5832]

    Analyzes questionnaire data from United Methodist clergy supervised by superintendents having varying styles. Predicts congregations' contributions, membership growth, & job satisfaction indexes.

    Associated Search Terms: United Methodist; Clergy; Superintendent (clergy); Membership; Job satisfaction; Contributions
  • Role Satisfaction of the Catholic Priest.
    Kelly, Henry E. (1971)
    Social Forces 50:1: 75-84.

    Analyzes 1969 survey data from Catholic diocesan priests in Oklahoma; explains role satisfaction with the size of differences between pre-ordination expectations & post-ordination experiences, & age of entrance into seminary (older ones less satisfied).

    Associated Search Terms: Clergy; Job satisfaction; United States, Oklahoma; Catholic, U.S.A.
  • The Role of Assignment Characteristics in the Career Experiences of Diocesan Priests.
    Schneider, Benjamin, and Douglas T. Hall (1970)
    In Willis E. Bartlett (ed.) Evolving Religious Careers. Washington: Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate.

    Based on questionnaire data from Hartford Archdiocesan priests.

    Associated Search Terms: Clergy role; United States, Connecticut, Hartford; Job satisfaction; Clergy; Catholic, U.S.A.
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